Ronggeng

Ronggeng

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ronggeng is a type of Javanese dance in which couples exchange poetic verses as they dance to the music of a rebab or violin and a gong. Ronggeng might be originated from Java, but also can be found in Sumatra and the Malay peninsula.Ronggeng probably has existed in Java since ancient time, the bas reliefs in Karmawibhanga section on 8th century Borobudur displays the scene of travelling entertainment troupe with musicians and female dancers. In Java, a traditional ronggeng performance features a traveling dance troupe that travels from village to village. The dance troop consists of one or several professional female dancers, accompanied by a group of musicians playing musical instruments: rebab and gong. The term "ronggeng" also applied for this female dancers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Patho Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613630581X
  • 9786136305813